Australia claim series win

Tue, 04 Sep 00:03:05 2012

Michael Hussey and Glenn Maxwell hit half-centuries as Australia defeated Pakistan by three wickets in the third and final one-day international at Sharjah Cricket Stadium to clinch a 2-1 series win.

Hussey led the way with 65 and Maxwell registered his maiden ODI fifty - including the winning six over wide long on off Junaid Khan - as the tourists reached their victory target of 245 with three overs to spare.

Opener Mohammad Hafeez earlier top-scored for Pakistan with 78 in the hosts' total of 244 for seven, Mitchell Starc the pick of the bowlers with four for 51.


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